Hosted by Marwan Bishara
"The voting is over and President Obama has won a second term. This election took place against a background of rallies and conventions, social media, biting political satire, and billions of dollars of television commercials blanketing the airwaves. Through it all, the debate on the role of the federal government became increasingly polarised. The US has not been this divided since perhaps the civil war. But this is a battle that has been brewing for decades."